advertisement

Missouri Rep. Ross to chair panel on regulations

Thursday, February 20, 2014 | 7:16 a.m. CST; updated 9:50 a.m. CST, Thursday, February 20, 2014

JEFFERSON CITY — A Republican state House member from south-central Missouri will lead a new committee looking into government regulations.

Rep. Robert Ross, of Yukon, was chosen as chairman of the panel by House Speaker Tim Jones.

Jones wants the committee to identify ways to reduce regulations affecting Missouri businesses, farmers and individuals. He said the committee is based partly on an office created by Florida Gov. Rick Scott that reviewed thousands of state regulations and identified many that could be repealed.

Ross said he wants to find ways to "minimize government interference in our lives" and remove regulations that "stifle growth and opportunity."

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements